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cleave
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Candide
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cleave
Used in
Candide
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  • Upon the first proposal made by Candide, however, the Levantine captain had already tacked about, and made the crew ply their oars quicker than a bird cleaves the air.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: cleave through
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